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Finndale House, Grundisburgh

Description: Finndale House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285464

OS Grid Reference: TM2281750967
OS Grid Coordinates: 622817, 250967
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1121, 1.2527

Location: B1079, Grundisburgh, Suffolk IP13 6UF

Locality: Grundisburgh
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6UF

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(East side)
16/3/66 Finndale House
House. Early C19 with C20 additions and alterations. Yellow, Flemish bond
brick with a slate roof and colourwashed and tile faced brick with a
pantile roof. Two storeys. L-shaped plan. Entrance front: 5 bays
symmetrically disposed. To the first floor are 5 windows of 3 x 4 panes
with cambered heads, the central one being slightly recessed with a
cambered relieving arch. Band of 3 bricks depth below the plain parapet
which has an ashlar coping. To the ground floor is a central doorway with
6 panels, the lower two flush and the upper 4 glazed. Strip lights to
either side with glazing in the form of a row of circles. Segmental
fanlight with decorative tracery. The door is approached by a flight of
ashlar steps which have a cast iron balustrade, and there is a semi-
circular canopy over the door supported by similarly moulded iron pillars
and with hollow, cast iron acroteria to the edge. To either side of the
door are large rectangular bay windows of late C19/early C20 with 6
casement lights to their fronts and 2 lights to each side. To the rear is
a lower 2-storey gabled wing projecting at right.

Interior: Entrance hall, floor of black and white diamond-shaped flags.
Door surrounds with ribbed side panels and lintels and roundels to the
upper corners. Staircase of 2 flights with a half-landing, stick balusters
with moulded mahogany handrail ramped at the top and wreathed curtail with
circular iron newel. Groin vaulted ceiling above with a central boss.

Listing NGR: TM2281750967

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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